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Tagged with: Arts and Culture

47 posts about Arts and Culture on this blog

  1. Social Darwinism

    Friday 21 February 2014, 13:14

    Melvyn Bragg Melvyn Bragg

    In Thursday's programme Melvyn Bragg and his guests discussed Social Darwinism.

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  2. Chivalry

    Friday 14 February 2014, 12:45

    Melvyn Bragg Melvyn Bragg

    In Thursday's programme Melvyn Bragg and his guests discussed Chivalry.

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  3. The Phoenicians

    Friday 7 February 2014, 17:42

    Melvyn Bragg Melvyn Bragg

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the Phoenicians of the ancient Mediterranean.

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  4. In Our Time - Catastrophism

    Friday 31 January 2014, 17:50

    Melvyn Bragg Melvyn Bragg

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the geological theory of Catastrophism.

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  5. Ever Increasing Wonder - Remembering Richard Briers

    Tuesday 24 December 2013, 10:30

    Peter McHugh Peter McHugh Producer

    Producer Peter McHugh on 'Ever Increasing Wonder', BBC Radio 4 Extra's tribute to the late Richard Briers, Christmas Day 2013.

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  6. In Our Time - Pocahontas

    Thursday 21 November 2013, 18:34

    Melvyn Bragg Melvyn Bragg

    Melvyn Bragg discusses this week's programme on Pocahontas, including discussions after the show. 

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  7. In Our Time - The Tempest

    Friday 15 November 2013, 12:03

    Melvyn Bragg Melvyn Bragg

    Melvyn Bragg discusses this week's programme on Shakespeare's The Tempest, and events from his week.

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  8. On Publishing Lives

    Friday 27 September 2013, 16:22

    Robert McCrum Robert McCrum Writer, Editor

    Writer and editor Robert McCrum examines how the publishing business is changing 'beyond recognition' in new Radio 4 series, Publishing Lives.

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  9. In Our Time: The Mamluks

    Thursday 26 September 2013, 12:23

    Melvyn Bragg Melvyn Bragg

    Melvyn Bragg discusses this week's In Our Time on The Mamluks.

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  10. In Our Time: Pascal

    Friday 20 September 2013, 16:32

    Melvyn Bragg Melvyn Bragg

    Melvyn Bragg discusses this week's edition of In Our Time on Pascal.

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  11. Paul Theroux - Dark Star Safari

    Friday 30 August 2013, 11:34

    Jim Naughtie Jim Naughtie Jim Naughtie presents Bookclub on BBC Radio 4

    Our conversation was sometimes serious, but never gloomy.

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  12. Book of the Week - Nilsson: The Life of a Singer-Songwriter

    Thursday 22 August 2013, 10:59

    Alyn Shipton Alyn Shipton Writer, Broadcaster, Jazz Historian

    Writer, broadcaster and Jazz historian Alyn Shipton discusses why he was compelled to write new biography Nilsson: The Life of a Singer-Songwriter.

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  13. Feminine Mystiques: Theatre Six

    Wednesday 14 August 2013, 11:32

    Sarah Hall Sarah Hall Author

    Theatre Six is a new short story commissioned by BBC Radio 4 as part of the 50th anniversary of The Feminine Mystique by Betty Friedan. Author Sarah Hall explains her rationale for writing about the controversial topic of abortion after Savita Halappanavar's death in October 2012.

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  14. Feedback - Was HARDtalk too hard on opera?

    Friday 9 August 2013, 12:38

    Roger Bolton Roger Bolton

    Editor's Note: Roger Bolton discusses this week's Feedback, which includes advice for the new Editor of the Archers, the inside story of Charlotte Green's return to radio, whether the Hardtalk programme needs to soften, and how the World at One fills its airtime when Parliament is on holiday.

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  15. Feminine Mystiques: What To Expect - 'the power of the gaze'

    Wednesday 7 August 2013, 16:20

    Aminatta Forna Aminatta Forna Author

    Radio 4's Feminine Mystiques series continues with author Aminatta Forna's short story, What To Expect. Here, Aminatta tells us more about the influence of feminist writers Betty Friedan and Gloria Steinem on her thinking, in particular'the power of the gaze'.

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  16. Bookclub: Tulip Fever

    Monday 5 August 2013, 15:55

    Jim Naughtie Jim Naughtie Jim Naughtie presents Bookclub on BBC Radio 4

    Jim Naughtie talks to novelist Deborah Moggach, whose book Tulip Fever takes us back to a brief time in 17th century Dutch society when a single tulip could be worth as much as a house.

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  17. Feminine Mystiques: In thrall to glamour - the story behind Mink

    Wednesday 31 July 2013, 12:34

    Marina Warner Marina Warner Author

    Fifty years since the first publication of Betty Friedan's seminal feminist work The Feminine Mystique, Radio 4 has commissioned three leading writers to celebrate her influence in new short stories exploring the contemporary feminist landscape. Marina Warner explains the inspiration behind her story...

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  18. Artangel and Radio 4: Open Project Artists

    Thursday 11 July 2013, 10:44

    Tony Phillips Tony Phillips Commissioning Editor, Arts, Radio 4

    Radio 4 has teamed up with Artangel in a quest to bring to life new ground-breaking arts projects.

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  19. Grayson Perry to deliver Reith Lectures

    Monday 8 July 2013, 17:03

    Radio 4 Radio 4

    Grayson Perry will be the first visual artist to deliver the Reith Lectures.

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  20. James Lees-Milne

    Friday 5 July 2013, 17:58

    Christopher William Hill Christopher William Hill Writer

    James Lees-Milne -'the man who saved England'? There are no statues erected in his memory, no museums dedicated to his life and work. But across the country there are monuments to be seen – if you know where to look.

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